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Students take a stand for diversity

Students take a stand for diversity

April 13, Sakewew students stood united against bullying and homophobia, as they celebrated the Day of Pink. The Day of Pink originated in Nova Scotia, when a student was bullied and threatened with violence because he wore a pink shirt to school.
Constables, civilian honoured for bravery

Constables, civilian honoured for bravery

A heroic rescue last fall has led to accolades this spring. Two local RCMP officers and one civilian have been recognized for their heroism in saving a man from drowning in a slough near Humboldt last fall. On March 24, Const. Darryl Ness and Const.

Police to step up traffic enforcement

Battlefords RCMP are launching a series of traffic enforcement initiatives in hopes of reducing the number of collisions in the community.
Quebec delegation tours valley area

Quebec delegation tours valley area

Mike and Anne Noel of Petrofka Bridge Orchard, near Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan, hosted a delegation of 10 agri-tourism participants from the Charlevoix District of Quebec, March 26.
Two charged in street racing incident

Two charged in street racing incident

Two 18-year-old males are facing charges of dangerous driving while street racing in connection with a two-vehicle collision at Railway Avenue and Battleford Road Thursday morning.

Manito Wildlife Federation awards presented

The heads have been "scored,"the fish have been weighed and measured, and the Manito Wildlife Federation have tallied the official results. The annual awards for 2010 were announcedSaturday, March 26, at a banquet held in the Marsden Community Hall.

Songs, smiles and special friends

What better job could there be than making children smile? Lee and Sandy Paley did just that last week during a visit to Ratushniak Elementary School in Maidstone.
Local man charged with attempted murder

Local man charged with attempted murder

A 34-year-old man from Humboldt has been charged with the attempted murder of his wife. On April 7, at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Crime bites

Sometimes crime fighting really bites - or at least, the guy you're trying to arrest does. A Battlefords RCMP member was treated for bite wounds after responding to a fight in progress call at a local bar just after midnight Monday night.

City hires Parks and Rec director

Longtime city employee Keith Anderson has been hired as the new Parks and Recreation Director. City Manager Jim Toye announced the appointment at Monday night's city council meeting.